Maryette Merrill

14 November 1845–14 August 1926 (Age 80)
Byron, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Maryette

When Maryette Merrill was born on 14 November 1845, in Byron, Genesee, New York, United States, her father, Justin Jared Merrill, was 39 and her mother, Camille Wirick, was 29. She married Levi Cox Dees about 1862, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Smithfield Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900 and Lyme, Jefferson, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 August 1926, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Owens
Maryette Merrill
Marriage: about 1878
Robert Russell Owens

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1878Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Missoula, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Deer Lodge, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Deer Lodge, Montana Territory, United States 1881: Silver Bow, Montana Territory, United States 1889: Silver Bow, Montana, United States
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 22
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh and English: from a female personal name of Celtic origin, found in Welsh as Meriel and Meryl and in Irish as Muirgheal, earlier Muirgel (‘sea-bright’).English: habitational name from one or more of the many places whose names derive from Middle English mirie, merie, murie ‘merry, pleasant’ (Old English myrge) + hill, hell, hull ‘hill’ (Old English hyll), including two places called Merry Hill in Staffordshire and a third in Hertfordshire.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (16)

    • Mary E Meral in entry for Robert Russell Owen, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • Mary E Merrell in household of Stewart Merrell, "New York State Census, 1875"
    • Mary Ett Merrill in entry for Phoebe Dees Tarbet, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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